London Fashion Week

Once again there was strong Korean representation at London Fashion Week. As at previous events, Eudon Choi and Jackie JS Lee had catwalk shows, and this time they were joined by Korean-Canadian Edeline Lee. All three were represented in the Designer Showrooms, along with J.Won, Moon Lee Artwear, shoe designer Kim Kwang and the Korean-New […]

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Style Sharing and the AW15 collections at London Fashion Week

by Philip Gowman 8 April 2015
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Once again the Korean Cultural Centre participated fully in London Fashion Week with a contribution to the International Fashion Showcase. The exhibition, entitled Style Sharing and curated by Tory Turk, focused on Korean designers with London training. To complement the displays, British filmmaker Eoin Glaister was asked to produce short videos inspired by the work […]

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Style Sharing – International Fashion Showcase at the KCC

by Events Editor 31 January 2015
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The KCCUK maintains its recent form of linking up with London Fashion Week (20-24 February 2015). As in previous years, its first new show of the year features Korean fashion designers in London: Style Sharing International Fashion Showcase 16 Feb, 2015 – 4 April, 2015 Preview: 18.30~20.30, 16 Feb, 2015 RSVP: info@kccuk.org.uk The Exhibition explores […]

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J. JS Lee and Eudon Choi display their SS15 collections

by Philip Gowman 14 September 2014
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Jackie Lee and Eudon Choi presented their SS15 collections in the London Fashion Week catwalk shows on 12 September. As happened in the spring, J. JS Lee was first to display her collection – a cunning move as her catwalk show once again was the main photo in the evening press coverage. Here’s the Evening […]

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Exhibition visit: K-Fashion Odyssey at the KCC

by Philip Gowman 12 March 2014
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The K-Fashion Odyssey now in its last week marks a return by the KCC to London Fashion Week’s International Fashion Showcase event. Their participation in 2012 – A New Space Around the Body (LKL review here) – won the British Council’s and British Fashion Council’s Emerging Talent Award. This year’s participation, which has just as […]

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London Fashion Week: the AW14 catwalk shows

by Philip Gowman 23 February 2014
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Two Korean fashion designers displayed their Autumn / Winter 2014 looks on the London Fashion Week catwalk on Valentine’s day. And despite their very different inspirations, there were interesting parallels in terms of colour palette and fabric, and even some design features. Looking at the common factors between the two collections, high, roll-neck or sculpted […]

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Hyein Seo wins Best Designer

by Philip Gowman 18 February 2014
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Congratulations to Hyein Seo, whose work is currently showing in the K-Fashion Odyssey exhibition at the KCC. She has won the British Council and British Fashion Council’s International Fashion Showcase Emerging Talent Award 2014 for Best Designer. Sources: KCCUK | British Fashion Council Keywords: Event tags: K-Fashion Odyssey (2014) Artists: Seo Hyein Organisations and venues: […]

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K-Fashion talk at the KCC, Friday 14 Feb

by Events Editor 12 February 2014
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As part of the KCC’s participation in London Fashion Week events, four of the designers exhibiting in the K-Fashion Odyssey are doing a talk at 4pm this Friday. As usual, pre-registration is required. K-Fashion Odyssey: Artist Talk Party The Korean Cultural Centre UK cordially invites you to the Artist Talk Party of K-Fashion Odyssey. Friday […]

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Korean Designers at London Fashion Week 2014

by Events Editor 4 February 2014
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The first scheduled event of London Fashion Week this year is a catwalk show featuring the Autumn / Winter 2014 collection of Jackie Lee (J. JS Lee), at 9am on 14 February. DESIGNER NAME: Jackie Lee BACKGROUND: Born in Seoul, Korea, Lee spent five years working as a Senior Pattern Cutter in Seoul and two […]

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K-Fashion Odyssey at the KCC starts on 4 Feb

by Events Editor 23 January 2014
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With Eudon Choi and J. JS Lee both showing on the first day of London Fashion Week, it’s a sign that the Koreans are definitely arriving. And coinciding with the week, the KCC’s first new exhibition of 2014 celebrates contemporary Korean fashion, featuring the designers Chloe Kim, Gigi Jeehyun Jung, Hyein Seo, Narae Park and […]

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Choi Eudon featured in London Fashion Week

by Philip Gowman 22 February 2013
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It’s nice to see Choi Eudon featured in London Fashion Week’s Daily newspaper (16 February issue), with his Doctor Zhivago inspired Autumn / Winter 2013 collection. Choi’s star has been rising since he showed some of his designs at the KCC’s Crossfields show in 2009, with Lady Gaga reported to be among his fans. There’s […]

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SNSD members at London Fashion Week

by Philip Gowman 20 February 2012
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Girl’s Generation members YoonA, Seohyun and Tiffany at London Fashion Week reduce “the crowd outside to hysterical shrieks”, says the Telegraph. http://t.co/qRXZoph3 Keywords: Musicians: Girls Generation

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